Recently I was looking for a cheap way to easily watch my workout DVDs. I use them every week, but it’s annoying to change media everytime I do sports. The solution had to be quick & easy, and I already own a Raspberry PI…
Virtualization software allows a wide variety of boot options, like ISO files, etc. If you would like to boot from hardware USB devices, you may run into problems. Here is how it works.
If you need a filesystem with support for files
> 4GB on all major platforms, NTFS may be your best option. Here is how to get write support on macOS.
mRemoteNG is a widely used remote connection management tool for Windows. If you lost your passwords, there is a way to recover…
Buying used devices is a good thing - not only saving you money, it is also good for the environment. Provided you prevent fraud…
Creating a fork on github is the default way of submitting pull requests or perform off the shelf changes. If you would like to re-integrate the updates from an upstream repository, this is sometimes a bit tricky. Here is how to do this.
Remote desktop on linux is sometimes a bit of a pain. With
xdrp there is a solution, that works pretty well, although it utilises a Microsoft Protocol and sometimes does not work out of the box - the configuration is tricky. Here is how to set up with Kubuntu.
There are many tools to build your own blog. If you prefer lightweight websites, you should take a look at hugo . With configuration files, some Markdown and templates you create a completely static, blazing fast html site, which is easy to maintain.
Software development is a complex task and today it is characterized by the use of third-party libraries and frameworks. Unfortunately learning to use them may not be the best way to improve as a programmer. So what to do instead?
Here’s a cheatsheet for shell scripting including some tips and tricks, where and how to use it.
Sharing files is one of the oldest but also most delicate tasks on servers. If you would like to share your files in a simple but also pretty secure way, here is how to do it with SSH / SFTP.
Meetings are time-consuming and often frustrating - especially if there is not much outcome. Here are some tips and tricks I came across in the last years that may help you getting more efficient.
There is a lot of free software out there. Sometimes it may be hard to find the right tools for the right purpose. Here is a list of the best freeware and open source tools I could find.